Rejected

I receive numerous email devotionals every day, by design. In addition to my daily Bible readings they stimulate my thoughts and act as a springboard in the quest to grow in my relationship with God and his son Jesus Christ. They’re all good but sometimes don’t necessarily click with my thoughts that day. Today, I […]

Iron Sharpens Iron

“Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.” – Proverbs 27:17 I love working in my shop, but I hate dull tools. They’re dangerous and they don’t work well. So I’ve learned to sharpen tools. At first, I didn’t like sharpening very much because I wasn’t good at it. But the more I read and […]

Light and Momentary Things

“So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. for this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison.” – 1 Corinthians 4:16-17 I love sunrises. A sunrise in a clear sky during a northern […]

No More Excuses

“What shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?” – Romans 8:31-32 A Christian should never make excuses for being […]

Slave Mentality

“Would that we had died by the hand of the Lord in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the meat pots and ate bread  to the full, for you have brought us out into this wilderness to kill this whole assembly with hunger.”  – Exodus 16:3 (ESV) The more I read the book […]